Comelec bares calendar of activities for 2016 elections PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 22 August 2015 15:10

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced that the schedule for the filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for next year’s elections is from October 12 to 16, this year.

Atty. Stephen Roy Cañete, first district election officer, said the schedule for the filing of COC is pursuant Resolution No. 9981 promulgated on Tuesday.

Cañete the conduct of the continuing registration and validation will be temporarily suspended during the period for the filing of the COC.

He said that the election period for the 2016 National and Local Elections is from January 10 to June 8, 2016.

He said a gun ban will be also in effect during the election period.

The elections is set to be held on May 9, 2016 wherein the Filipinos will choose who will serve as their national and local leaders. — RGAAG